Aminolevulinic Acid, Urine

Specimen Type

 Protected from Light, urine container

Test ID LAB356
CPT Code(s) 82135
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Core Referral Testing
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 20 mL random urine; protect from light
Micro: 1 mL random urine; protect from light
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time 5-8 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report

This test should be ordered along with Porphyrin/PBG, urine for complete Porphyria work-up. Call Referral Testing (984-974-1414) for details.

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Reviewed by jcarr on December 02, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514